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Goooooo, Dixon! Football Season Kicks Off Saturday

Goooooo, Dixon! Football Season Kicks Off Saturday

This Saturday is the Jamboree ...At the high school ... Don't miss it! ....
Suisun Valley Vintners and Growers Association to fund Scholarships for Agriculture Majors at Solano Community College

Suisun Valley Vintners and Growers Association to fund Scholarships for Agriculture Majors at Solano Community College

Scholarship Agreement signed with Solano Community College Educational Foundation for five two-year scholarships of $3,000 each.
Solano Community College 'Pins' 1st Class of Nursing Assistants & Home Health Aides

Solano Community College 'Pins' 1st Class of Nursing Assistants & Home Health Aides

The 19 students are preparing for professions in healthcare. Another 8-week program begins in October.
Dixon Cheerleaders Hold Successful Fundraiser

Dixon Cheerleaders Hold Successful Fundraiser

More than 100 people turned out for the fundraiser.
Comcast Offers Free Internet Services to Eligible Families for Back to School

Comcast Offers Free Internet Services to Eligible Families for Back to School

Read on to find out if your family qualifies for up to six months of free Internet service from Comcast.
How to Get Stanford University on Your Resume in a Weekend

How to Get Stanford University on Your Resume in a Weekend

No fudging—you can show potential employers that you’re serious about leadership skills and staying ahead of the curve.
Staples Offers Teacher Discounts This Weekend

Staples Offers Teacher Discounts This Weekend

It is "Teacher Appreciation Event" from Aug. 1-3 at Fairfield and Vacaville stores.
Should California Teachers Get Tenure? Judge Says No As He Strikes Down State Laws

Should California Teachers Get Tenure? Judge Says No As He Strikes Down State Laws

Students Matter, a Menlo Park-based nonprofit group founded by Silicon Valley entrepreneur David Welch, sponsored the lawsuit filed in 2012. Plus a Q & A on the issue with Stanford experts.
Dixon Volunteers Needed for High School's 'Sober Grad Night'

Dixon Volunteers Needed for High School's 'Sober Grad Night'

Lots of shifts! Lots of options to help out!
Dixon High-Solano Community College Courses Announced For Fall

Dixon High-Solano Community College Courses Announced For Fall

These courses are open to all DHS students and all adults in the greater Dixon Community.
Golden Eagle Released After 8 Months of Rehab at UC Davis

Golden Eagle Released After 8 Months of Rehab at UC Davis

The eagle was suffering from an infestation of mites that left the bird covered in severe lesions and without plumage on its head, belly and legs.
Stand Up and Cheer! Dixon High Announces New 2014 Cheerleaders

Stand Up and Cheer! Dixon High Announces New 2014 Cheerleaders

Help out the girls and buy some fun pasta!
Dog With Gunshot-Damaged Jaw Arrives At UC Davis From Kentucky

Dog With Gunshot-Damaged Jaw Arrives At UC Davis From Kentucky

Surgery is delayed due to infection, however, for the 9-month-old collie shot multiple times in the face.
Dixon High School Cheerleading Tryouts & Info Meeting Dates Set

Dixon High School Cheerleading Tryouts & Info Meeting Dates Set

Parents' meeting is Thursday. Courtney Hennigan and Korie Robinson are 2014 cheer coaches.
Read Across America Celebrated Locally

Read Across America Celebrated Locally

How did you celebrate Read Across America? Tell us in the comment section below.
Solano County Teacher Says She Did Not Serve Pot-Laced Food at Potluck

Solano County Teacher Says She Did Not Serve Pot-Laced Food at Potluck

Teresa Gilmete Badger, 47, allegedly served the marijuana-laced food at a potluck dinner in November.
Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.